Apply For A Trip Of A Lifetime

June 15–21, 2024
An all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

How To Apply

  • To enter the essay-writing contest, you must be a sophomore or junior in high school.
  • You and your parent(s) or guardian must be served by Nodak
  • Electric Cooperative.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Gretchen Schmaltz, Nodak Electric, at 701-746-4461 during regular business hours.
  • The deadline is Jan. 19, 2024. You can email entries to Gretchen Schmaltz at or mail a hard copy to: Youth Tour Essay Contest, 4000 32nd Ave. S., PO Box 13000, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000.

Essay Question
Washington, D.C. Youth Tour students have an opportunity to visit with their congressman or woman. As a member of an electric cooperative, write an essay about the concerns and questions you would discuss with your representative. Explain why these are important issues to you.